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LinkedIn membership reaches half a billion

The professional social network LinkedIn said Monday its membership had swelled to 500 million, as its user base showed steady growth following its acquisition last year by Microsoft.

Tech firms urge court to toss Trump travel ban

Scores of technology firms including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft joined a legal filing urging a judge to toss out President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.

Microsoft teams with Bank of America on «blockchain»

Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Tuesday announced they are working together to make financial transactions more efficient with blockchain technology -- the foundation of bitcoin digital currency.

Microsoft grounds foul-mouthed teen-speak bot

A Microsoft «chatbot» designed to converse like a teenage girl was grounded on Thursday after its artificial intelligence software was coaxed into firing off hateful, racist comments online.

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